Clark County, Nevada
Director, Building and Fire Prevention
Area of Expertise: Data Science & Design Thinking
Jerry is currently a Director of Building and Fire Prevention for Clark County, Nevada where is department oversee the permitting and inspections of all construction projects, fire protection systems and amusement/transportation systems in unincorporated Clark County, including the Las Vegas Strip.
Jerry has over 36 years for diverse experience in design and construction industry. Jerry is a graduate of Missouri Western State College with a Bachelor’s of Science in Technology degree in Construction Engineering. Jerry is a registered professional civil engineer in Nevada and North Carolina, and a registered professional engineer in Colorado. Jerry also holds a certificate from the International Code Council as a Certified Building Official.
Jerry began his career as an Office Engineer for a general contractor in Marietta, Georgia, where his work ethic and dedication provided opportunities for advancement through a number of positions and firms including an engineering-architectural firm working at the Tonopah Test Range in Nevada, a residential builder and an engineering consulting firm, a public utility and local government in Las Vegas, Nevada.